Monthly Archives: August 2013

Chinese students increasingly stay home for a western education

William Vanberge of BE Education was interviewed (also see: Some Chinese Students Stay Home to Get Ahead) by the Wall Street Journal’s Wei Gu about why Chinese students are more willing to stay in China to study instead of studying more »

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A glass ceiling for Asian managers at Western employers?

The Wall Street Journal has a lengthy article about the lack of Asians in upper management or executive roles at western MNCs in Asia as the top slots are usually still filled with westerner expats. Traditionally when Western MNCs entered more »

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Why Chinese job boards and recruitment sites look different

To westerners, a Chinese job board or recruitment site may look cluttered and chaotic, but that’s also what works in the country according to a recent article in Recruiter magazine. In the article, a Director with a job board noted more »

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Salary, benefits and job titles interest Chinese job candidates the most

Recruiter Magazine has spoken with a couple of recruiters in the Chinese recruitment market with one commenting that “the topic of salary and money comes up very quickly” in the Chinese hiring process verses other markets. In fact, it’s something more »

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Global sea turtle recruitment: How to recruit talent back home

The Intelligence Group, which is specialized in global recruitment intelligence, employer branding, recruitment marketing and labor market knowledge, has come out with a short whitepaper about how to recruit so-called “sea turtles” – expats who do want to return home more »

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